|Occupation Actress, model|
Height 1.73 m
Years active 2002–present
|Name Alexandra Daddario|
Grandparents Emilio Q. Daddario
|Full Name Alexandra Anna Daddario|
Born March 16, 1986 (age 37) (1986-03-16) New York City, New York, U.S.
Education Brearley SchoolProfessional Children's School
Known for Percy Jackson film seriesTrue DetectiveSan Andreas
Siblings Matthew Daddario, Catharine Daddario
Movies and TV shows San Andreas, True Detective, Texas Chainsaw 3D, Percy Jackson & the Olym, Percy Jackson: Sea of M
Similar People Carla Gugino, Logan Lerman, Matthew Daddario, Brandon T Jackson, Dwayne Johnson
Upcoming movies The Choice, The Layover
Alexandra Anna Daddario (born March 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. She is known for playing Annabeth Chase in the Percy Jackson film series and Blake Gaines in San Andreas. She starred in the films Texas Chainsaw 3D and Hall Pass, and has guest starred on series including White Collar, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, True Detective and American Horror Story. She is also known for her part in Baywatch (2017), where she played the character Summer Quinn.
- Alexandra Daddario On Her Bikini Scenes With Zac Efron In Baywatch TODAY
- Alexandra Daddario Talks About San Andreas and Australia
- Early life and education
Alexandra Daddario On Her Bikini Scenes With Zac Efron In ‘Baywatch’ | TODAY
Alexandra Daddario Talks About San Andreas and Australia
Early life and education
Daddario was born in New York City, the eldest child of Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor and former head of the NYPD counter-terrorism unit under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Her brother, Matthew Daddario, is also an actor, and she has a sister named Catharine. Her paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario, a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives for the state of Connecticut, from 1959 to 1971. She has Italian, Czechoslovak, English, and Irish ancestry.
Daddario was raised on Manhattan's Upper East Side and is a student of Brearley School as well as the Professional Children's School. Daddario said she decided to be an actress at the age of eleven. She attended Marymount Manhattan College. She has studied the Meisner acting technique for years.
Daddario made her television debut at the age of 16, when she played victimized teen Laurie Lewis on the soap opera All My Children. Her first major role was as Annabeth Chase in the 2010 fantasy-adventure film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. She also had a recurring role as Neal Caffrey's love interest Kate Moreau on the series White Collar. In 2011, she co-starred in Hall Pass and had a recurring role on Parenthood.
In 2012, she starred in the music video for Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive", and had an episode guest stint on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Ruby Taft. Her first starring role since Percy Jackson was the slasher film Texas Chainsaw 3D as Heather Miller, which was shown in 2013, although the filming took place almost two years prior. In the latter part of 2013, Daddario reprised her role as Annabeth Chase in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. She then appeared in the zombie comedy Burying the Ex with Anton Yelchin and Ashley Greene. Burying the Ex was among the chosen films participating but not competing in the Venice Film Festival in 2014.
In 2014, Daddario gained attention for her role on the first season of the HBO series True Detective. She appeared in a four episode arc as Lisa Tragnetti, a court reporter having an extramarital affair with Woody Harrelson's character. The following year, she had a lead role as Blake Gaines in the disaster film San Andreas, alongside Dwayne Johnson. Also in 2015, Daddario had a cameo in the pilot of the Will Forte comedy series The Last Man on Earth, and had a guest appearance in the fifth season of American Horror Story, where she played a fictionalized version of designer Natacha Rambova.
In 2016, she had a supporting role in the Nicholas Sparks film The Choice. Daddario subsequently starred as one of the leads in the film adaptation of Baywatch (2017), reuniting with her San Andreas co-star Dwayne Johnson. She played Summer Quinn, who was portrayed by Nicole Eggert in the series.
Daddario will star alongside Kate Upton in the road trip comedy The Layover, directed by William H. Macy, replacing Lea Michele in the role. She has also joined the cast of the romantic comedy When We First Met, opposite Adam DeVine, and will play Constance Blackwood in We Have Always Lived in the Castle, the first film adaptation of Shirley Jackson's novel of the same name. In February 2017, Henry Cavill announced via his Facebook and Instagram social media accounts that Daddario had joined him and Sir Ben Kingsley in the psychological thriller Nomis, which began filming by the end of that month in Winnipeg, Canada.